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, the education department is taking action to make sure disabled school children are not shut out from school sports programs. nbc's chief education correspondent rehema ellis has that story. >> reporter: it was a big week for 13-year-old owen grosser. get in there. >> reporter: sinking not one but two three-pointers the first time he stepped out onto the court this season. owen, an eighth grader, has down syndrome. disabled students like him already have the right to participate in school sports but this week, the department of education released new guidelines on how to incorporate those students onto teams, something some cash-strapped schools have struggled with. >> we have needed more cooperation, more guidelines from the top. and we believe this is going to lead to some standardization and certainly more opportunity for these families and kids. >> reporter: some of the doe's suggestions are simple, a visual cue for hearing-impaired student who wants to run track, the elimination of the two-hand touch rule in swimming so a student with one arm can compete. but the recommendations also st
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is in the planning stage but not approved by pentagon, the white house or niger. chicago educators learne learnee hard way. be absolutely sure about the length you send in e-mail to parents. plus, the tale of two marches and how they were covered or not covered in the media. the grapevine is next. >> bret: fox news alert. senate passed $51 billion relief bill for victims of super storm sandy. the measure passed the house two weeks ago. critics were unhappy there were no off-setting spending cuts. supporters have been pushing relief bill for weeks. the final bill vote 62-36. now -- ♪ ♪ >> bret: after that music, fresh pickings from the political grapevine. zero. that is the amount of time given to coverage of the hundreds of thousands strong marm for life. marking the 40th anniversary of the roe v. wade decision by cbs and abc evening news show friday. stories that did make the cut, hillary clinton's glasses. and the subway foot-long sub that is only 11 inches long. however, both networks did cover the other march in d.c., the pro-gun control event saturday which cbs said numbered close to 1,0
to do work on jobs. we need to do work on global warming, on education, on deficit, but to do that now in the senate, majority doesn't rule. it requires 60 votes. nothing in the constitution about having to have 60 votes to pass a piece of legislation. the republicans have demanded hundreds of filibusters, brought forth hundreds of filibusters in recent years. i'm kind of old-fashioned. i think they should have all the time it needs to get up on the floor and state their case. i suspect minority rights. but the american people are hurting. they want action. we can't -- we cannot address the major issues if we continue to need 60 votes and the legislation yesterday did not deal with that issue. >> senator bernie sanders, always good to have you on the program. thank you. >> thank you. >> ryan, he wasn't alone in voting no. a lot of people have concern about this filibuster bill, that it's so watered down, it doesn't go far enough. i mean it may help with some things like the kinds of delays in appointments that the president has complained about to things like judges. is it a step in th
. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremember and celebrate his distinguished life and sacrifice he made for all of us. while we have lost a true hero to our nation, his accomplishments and generosity lives on in all the places he that served, promoting mutual respect and cooperation in international relationships. ambassador stevens is an inspiration to all of us. i did something personally. i texted my daughters who also grew up in the bay area. they have alw
america's future through education. adcasting, dedicated to strengthening america's future and contributions to your pbs station, from viewers like you. in the neighbourhood ♪ and contributions to your pbs station, ♪ a beautiful day for a neighbour ♪ ♪ would you be mine? ♪ could you be mine? ♪ won't you be my neighbour? - ♪ it's daniel tiger's neighborhood ♪ ♪ a land of make-believe ♪ won't you ride along with me? ♪ - ♪ ride along - ♪ it's daniel tiger's neighborhood ♪ ♪ so much to do, so much to see ♪ ♪ won't you ride along with me? ♪ - ♪ ride along - ♪ i've got lots of friends for you to meet ♪ ♪ in this land of make-believe ♪ a friendly face on every street ♪ just waiting to greet you ♪ it's a beautiful day in the neighbourhood ♪ ♪ a beautiful day for a neighbour ♪ ♪ in daniel tiger's neighborhood ♪ (trolley dings.) - hi, neighbour! we're playing at katerina kittycat's house today. - hello, daniel tiger, meow, meow. hi, neighbour. - hi, katerina kittycat. - hee! hee! hee! goodbye, trolley. (trolley dings.) - meo
reviving education for grade school and for university. he talked about climate change. now, he's talked about a$é+m) @% these things before. so none of this comes as a surprise. but he also talked about the need to organize. that citizens involved, and it's not a coincidence that he's making those points to and othe just a couple of days after he has transformed his political presidential campaign into an organizing outfit now called organizing for action, that jim messina and others will be in charge of. so i think he is aiming for those far away fences for things you would like to see him do, chris, but it's going to happen. not just if he wants to do it, but if he can mobilize enough political support to try to get over some of that republican obstructionism. >> joan, the same question. did you see the beef today? terms of substantive accomplishments worthy of a second term? >> i did, chris. it was a soaring speech. it was an inspiring speech. but it was also as david said practical nuts and bolts, talking about the highway system, talking about we don't want people standing in line
to action. 26 beautiful people, 20 wonderful babies and courageous teachers and educators would be alive today. >> are you where we thought we would be in this country with regards to the public debate that is going on right now since newtown, connecticut? >> the public debate on gun violence prevention has always been fraught with controversy. and i am encouraged by many of my colleagues who have been staunch opponents of any measures in the past who say we really need to do something about the guns. and that is the -- >> did you think that by now -- 20 first graders killed, six teachers killed and there was this tremendous mood in this country. a lot of people talked about wanting to do something. and now it seems as if once again the devil's in the details and the political will has subsided. one point to make very clearly is there rights to possess firearms. the second amendment has been reaffirmed to provide for a right to possess firearms. on marketing and promotion, gun ownership and responsible shooting and hunting ought to be encouraged and promoted. and nothing i say about prom
at the university of michigan. what it is is a response to, you know, a lot of new education options that are out there online and many of them are free, but, you go and take a course in history at one place, another one on writing and spanish at other places, what do you do with all the classes, especially since a lot of the other universities online they don't offer degrees. under this wisconsin university flexible option program, what students can do is earn a degree by passing a series of tests without ever stepping foot on the campus. now, you may need to take a few classes to get up to speed, but it offers students a ton of flexibility, it could really be a sign of where education is headed. you know, testing your way to a bachelor's degree. >> a lot of people go in their freshman year and say it makes sense. if i could take the test without going to the class. has the university determined how much this program will cost? >> reporter: not yet. but we're going to get more details when this thing goes online in the fall. >> okay. so i want to talk about something serious now. we should proba
with cory booker to tackle education reform in newark's public schools, mark zuckerberg is opening his palo alto hotel to chris christie's reelection campaign. why is mark zuckerberg doing this? liz: he is tough on education, donated $100 million to newark's schools and is getting blasted on the internets despite the fact he posted a town hall for the president and attended a dinner for the president in silicon valley. stuart: he is a liberal, chris christie not so sure. charles: chris christie is a new age bloomberg hybrid, he has crushed these republicans. if he was nice to president obama and moved the election he is something of a hybrid have republican half democrat, maybe that is what we want. stuart: jerry brown says everything is rosy, but it is balanced, it is a model for the nation. next, why that is back on street. he is on fantasy island. ou turn? maybe you want to incorporate a business. orrotect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorney is available in most states with every personalized document to answ
of the state yesterday promising education reform, holding the line on college tuition and continuing high-speed rail. >> living within our means and not spending what we don't have. the people have given us seven years of extra taxes. let us follow the wisdom of joseph, pay down our debts and store up reserves against the leaner time that is will surely follow. >> while brown's speech was upbeat he faces a fight even within his own party over some of his proposals including a plan to fund poorer schools at the expense of wealthy suburban districts. >>> cbs reporter susan mcginnis reports on the latest step in the obama administration's effort to pass new gun control legislation. >>> reporter: vice president joe biden is heading to virginia today to try to gain public support for president obama's gun control proposals. >> it's not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people. it's about keeping all guns out of the hands of bad people. >> reporter: on capitol hill thursday gun victims and law enforcement officers joined a group of democratic la
of you. and our goal is to educate people so that this great depression can never happen again. but it's very much in the wake oof the time an idea that we can teach people certain skills and if they learn the skills we will all be okay spent the dark set of the personal-finance industry with helaine olen saturday night at 10 on after words on c-span2. look for more booktv online, like this on facebook. >> i think it's all an evolutionary process. you go into this role and my sense is that you never get comfortable if you're always pushing for change and growth, not just in yourself but in the issues you care about. you are never done. so there's never a point in time where you feel like, they are, i am now here and i can do this the same way all the time. it's always changing. they changed is given the status issues of the country, and you never know what those are going to be from one day to the next. so you have to be flexible and fluid, and open to revolve. >> the first ladies, their private and public lives. c-span is teaming up with the white house historical association for a fi
. >> exactly. we need to educate that to the american people because they don't understand. they think that the course of ruling against president obama, the first black president. lou: we're going to have to leave it there. we will continue next week. thank you so much. up next, one of the nastiest flues seasons on record. an update for you on what has turned out to be a deadly outbreak next. coming up next week, former u.s. ambassador to the united nations, john bolton, economist and a best-selling author, former fed vice chairman joins us. and author, radio talk-show host monica crowley among our guests. please be with us next week. we love hearing from you. embarr. [ designer ] enough of just covering up my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide clearer skin. [ rv guy ] enbrel may not work for everyone -- and may not clear you completely, but for many, it gets skin clearer fast, within 2 months, and keeps it clearer through 6 months. [ male announcer ] enbrel may lower your ability to fig
out. >> they have the biggest social media movement online. educating a million people a week. the facebook at 430,000 is bigger than planned parenthood facebook. >> one organizer admitted the roll given thedy my nicheed power is to block the pro-choice initiative for the next four years while building a new foundation through enthusiastic young supporters. >> keeping pro-life politicians op tight message. >> to that end, a priest told me, "we have to do a better job of teaching our public officials how to speak about this issue." >> bret: doug, the park service stopped doing estimat estimates. but you were out there all day. >> huge crowd. it built and built. i have been to several. several hundred thousand people. big crowd. >> bret: thank you. georgia republican senator chambliss says frustration is the reason he won't seek a third term in 2014. he does not see legislation gridlock and partisan posturing changing anytime soon. democrats identified a statement identifying georgia as the party bost pickup opportunity in senate next year. republicans have one more hole to fill
segregated town in texas, jones was an educator, build for the challenges ahead of her, where there were many like her. >> she understood what racism really was like, and had experienced it. it wasn't something new. we've got it, let's deal with it. >> reporter: while everyone knew her described her as a kind person, she was also known to be a tiger when representing the interests of her -- >> you kill my dog, i kill your cat. in other words, this legislation is very important to me, so don't bother it. >> reporter: she and her husband were community activists until his passing several years ago. at 83, jones was still active and greatly admired. >> she was truly a committed person, and she was a mother, she was a teacher. she was a dedicated servant, and very since seer about her work. >> reporter: the prince george's county fire department is still investigating the cause of thursday's fire. at this point, no funeral arrangements have been made yet. >>> a drag race closes down a runway at a popular airport. >> your recommendations for expectant mothers to protect their child from whooping c
with these mass murders. educating society about how guns should and could and must be used in a safe and secure manner. there's lots of things we can do. lots conversation. but to think banning assault weapons is going to stop how many murders that just took place in chicago over the weekend defies the facts. >> one final question before i let you go, senator, sarah palin, she and fox have terminated their exclusive arrangement. i'm not sure what she's going to be doing next. do you have any clue if she wants to get back into politics, stay a bpundit? what she wants to do next? >> i know from all my travels that sarah still has a very sizable following in america. and i'm proud of the work she has, continues to do, and i'm not sure exactly what her plans are, but i'm sure she will be a major factor in american political scene, and i'm still and always proud of her. >> senator, thanks so much for coming in. we've invited sarah palin to be a guest here on the show now that she's no longer, has an exclusive arrangement with fox and hopefully she'll say yes and we'd love to have her on the show if
for their continued expansion as a member of the committee on education and the work force. mr. speaker, school choice is an idea that transcends ideology and party affiliation, providing opportunities that every child deserves. thank you. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. poe: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman given one minute. mr. poe: mr. speaker, there is good news about energy. we have untapped natural resources here at home. in the united states we have natural gas that can be turned into liquefies natural gas. other nations don't have this. we have so much natural gas that we can export it by selling it as l.n.g. not only will it bring money and energy back home, it will create jobs. this means jobs and capital for americans and american companies. even the department of energy says that expanded export of l.n.g. will benefit the united states' economy. in 201
individuals, we learn so much from those. and frankly, for some of us, it was an education that was required because none of us had that experience in our own families, neighborhoods, churches and the rest. maybe it was there, probable it was, but we just didn't know it. but who would do that, hit somebody, but they did. and this bill has to pass. so thank you all very much. >> can i say one more thing, because i want to thank you for this. as far as i'm concerned we have the health care bill because of leader pelosi and up until the time that bill was passed, eight states and the district of columbia considered demresk violence to be a pre-existing condition, did you know that? and if you had been beaten up before, you could not get insurance because you could get beaten up ago. this was in the last couple of years. thank you again for that. >> we have time for a few questions -- this started later than anticipated because of the floor. >> i have a question on an unrelated topic. >> on this subject, because we have before you, as was mentioned, donna edwards has a long history with many of
was unopposed in the last election. i work hard for the district. they know i'm working on education, working on the economy. they know what i'm doing. they support me and they support me as a gay man. >> frank, so last year, some people may know that rhode island's governor signed in to law the fact that marriage is performed in other states recognized in rhode island. you bring up the fact you married your husband. why isn't that good enough for you? >> because something different is -- separate is never equal. the only way it's going to be equal is when we have marriage because everybody understands marriage. we know marriage and what it means and conveys. it knows what it tells people. so personally, i won't stop until we have full marriage equality. >> do you think you have the momentum? after watching the election in november and saw the ballot measures that took place around the country, the four different ones where people voted overwhelmingly in favor of marriage equality, do you feel that the wind's at your back on this issue and the ocean state is going to see the sea change of mar
of organizing and even in the white house getting out there almost like a campaign and educating the american people on really telling them what we're trying to do, not talking away the rights of someone to own a gun. this past week we had several hearings, and we had gun owners. we had hunters. we had sportsmen. they agreed we don't need the large magazines -- we don't need the assault weapons, and i think most nra members, the polls show that they believe something has to be done and they stick with us an awful lot. basically we're dealing with the nra that is trying to scare the members of congress. that's been for years. many of them have said to me they would love to vote where me, but they don't want to lose their election with b it. we have to show them the american people will stand behind them, their constituents will stand behind them. >> good luck with the march today. democrats link first in the filibuster fight. the politico briefing next right here on "andrea mitchell reports." twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to reth
to $1,000. >> and we're just in your neighborhood trying to educate residents about composting and recycling. >> reporter: teams of workers from the city are knocking on doors of residents who, unbeknownst to them, have had their garbage cans inspected by auditors early in the morning. on the evening we followed along, outreach workers were visiting homes which had put items in the wrong bins. >> we've noticed there's been a lot of confusion about what goes in what bin, and so i'm here to answer any questions. >> i think were good with recycling, but i guess could you give me a rundown on what goes in composting? >> if it was once alive-- soiled food-- it is compostable. >> reporter: so far, only warnings have been given out; no fines have been imposed yet. and city officials say the move toward zero waste is catching on. san francisco's 80-year-old private garbage company, which recently invented a new name for itself-- "recology"-- has been investing in recycling and composting facilities, and trying to change san franciscans' perceptions of their garbage. >> where some see g
on every inch of the southern border. >> if you say that we should not educate children, i don't think you have a heart. >> well, i support the arizona law. >> what you need to do is attack their benefits. >> it would have electrified barbed wire at the top. >> we need to end the practice of anchor babies in the united states. >> and yes, mr. president, it would have alligators in it. >> we are losing! >> we are losing. >>> we begin with all eyes on the border, and what could be the first big legislative action and fight of 2013. just a week after the president's second term inauguration, a consensus over immigration has developed at an unusual speed. the president is due to roll out his own immigration overhaul tuesday in las vegas, but this afternoon a bipartisan group of senators unveiled the framework for a major reform bill, including a pathway to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants. >> we still have a long way to go, but this bipartisan blueprint is a major break through. >> we cannot continue as a nation with 11 million people residing in the shadows. and we have to addres
. the senators also want to grant more green cards to highly educated immigrants and would allow more lower-skilled workers into the country especially for agricultural purposes. finally, the agreement calls for an effective verification system to crack down on employers who hire workers in the country illegally. in 2006 and 2007, similar efforts to fix the nation's patchwork of immigration laws failed under both republican and democratically controlled congresses but democratic senator chuck sheumer of new york said this time will be different. >> the politics on this issue have been turn upsidedown. for the first time ever there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> ifill: indeed this new effort comes on the heels of last year's election in which president obama won seven of every ten hispanic votes in his victory over republican mitt romney. senator john mccain of arizona said that's the key reason his party must now get on board. >> elections. elections. the republican party is losing the support of our hispanic citizens. and we realize that ther
address yesterday. he promised continued education reform holding the line on college tuition and pushing the high-speed rail project through. but at the end of the day the address was mostly about one thing. >> living within our means and not spending what we don't have. the people have given us 7 years of extra taxes. let us follow the wisdom of joseph, pay down our debts and store up reserves against the leaner times that will surely follow. >> well, brown's speech was upbeat. he faces a fight even within his own democratic party. some of his proposals including a plan to fund poorer schools at the expense of wealthier suburban districts. >>> vice president joe biden is on the road today to rally support for the administration's gun control proposals. he is going to start in virginia and hold a discussion with people who work on gun safety following the shooting at virginia tech. meanwhile senator dianne feinstein announced her bill yesterday that would eliminate high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. the vice president downp
cards to highly educated immigrants and would allow more lower-skilled workers into the country especially for agricultural purposes. finally the agreement calls for an effective verification system to crack down on employers who hire workers in the country illegally. in 2006 and 2007 similar efforts to fix the nation's patchwork of immigration laws failed under both republican and democratically controlled congresses but democratic senator chuck sheumer of new york said this time will be different. >> the politics on this issue have been turn upsidedown. for the first time ever there's more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> ifill: indeed this new effort comes on the heels of last year's election in which president obama won seven of every ten hispanic votes in his victory over republican mitt romney. senator john mccain of arizona said that's the key reason his party must now get on board. >> elections. elections. the republican party is losing the support of our hispanic citizens. and we realize that there are many issues in which we think
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